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  • What age call filly mare

 
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    08-01-2007, 01:51 PM
  #31
Yearling
It doesn't matter if you breed them or not!

0yrs- FILLY

1yr- FILLY

2yrs- FILLY

3yrs- FILLY (EVEN IF YOU BREED HER!!!!!!)

4yrs- MARE (Mature Age)

5yrs- MARE

6yrs- MARE
     
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    08-01-2007, 02:56 PM
  #32
Yearling
Horselover4e,
I am not sure if you are aware of this or not, but you have come across a bit aggressively in several of your posts throughout this forum. One of the items in the rules of this forum asks us to refrain from using all caps because they are the equivalent of yelling at someone.

I am not sure why you keep posting topics for discussion because it seems like you are not interested in anything anyone has to say unless they agree with you or tell you what you want to hear.

Does it really matter if you call her a filly or a mare? If she is 3, she is 3...if she is bred, she is bred...

If you are a breeder, than breeding at age 3 seems no worse than if you are a rider who begins training at age 3...as long as you care the needs of your horse, and know them individually (can they menatally and physically handle the riding or breeding that you are planning for them).
No, it is not cruel...you are not forcing a stallion on the young innocent mare...if she is not ready to be bred, she will not stand for him.

I am not a breeder, I am a rider, so personally I would not breed my mare until she was finished with training and had proven somehow to me that I should have a foal out of her. But...I don't think the breeders are cruel for breeding at that age. Just because I don't personally do it that way, doesn't mean that it is not the right choice for others. It is not only txhorsemom who breeds at age 3...I have known a few other breeders who breed their mares at that age.

The world is full of opinions and different ways to do things. How sad and boring it would be otherwise.
     
    08-01-2007, 09:21 PM
  #33
Yearling
I was not yelling. Nobody agrees with anybody. It's called Planet Earth!
     
    08-01-2007, 11:00 PM
  #34
Foal
Ok every time I visit this website it is getting worse and worse!! Don't just pick on horse_luver cause she isn't the only one :roll: Geez people, I think the question has already been answered-so don't click on it any more :P

As for the 14yr, it is yuk!! Cause were I live (in a small country town) having a kid at 14yr is like a waste of life!! This may sound horriable - and later on I will probally regreat I sed it but - if I was found in that (wheni was 14) I would of got a aborsion.... Poor animals (horses) don't have that choice...........
     
    08-02-2007, 03:19 PM
  #35
Yearling
Sorry, I didn't mean to sound like I was picking. I know horselovere is not the only one to use all caps like that. Just when I read the entire reply in all caps, it gave me the impression of yelling. I have emphasized particular words using caps before, but not an entire response. I have seen posts by several others who have done responses in all caps as well, and got the same yelling impression - just thought I would finally mention it. Sorry horselover if you felt like I was picking.

These discussions can be really productive and helpful (they have been for me because I have access to horse knowledge from so many different people), but when people get defensive, disscussions seem to get more personal and go off topic (I have seen it in other threads).
     
    08-02-2007, 04:12 PM
  #36
Yearling
Well, It's just that, theres people on here from all over the world with different exsperiences and different opinions. So you just have to realize that although your opinion is faught aginst doesn't make it wrong or right. Just disliked.(or liked)
     
    08-03-2007, 12:31 AM
  #37
Foal
Kool all sorted??
     

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